90points

Philips SHB8750NC

87points

Sony MDR-100ABN

43points

Ultrasone Edition 5

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Ultrasone Edition 5
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Philips SHB8750NC vs Sony MDR-100ABN vs Ultrasone Edition 5

Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Ultrasone Edition 5
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Ultrasone Edition 5

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Sony MDR-100ABN & Ultrasone Edition 5?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Weight
    226gvs290,280g
  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32,32 Ohms
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Philips SHB8750NC & Ultrasone Edition 5?

  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Ultrasone Edition 5 better than Philips SHB8750NC & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Highest frequency
    46000Hzvs22000,40000Hz
  • Cable length
    1.5mvs1.2,1.2m

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Design

1.weight

226g

290g

280g

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Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

2.has a detachable cable
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Ultrasone Edition 5

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has stereo speakers
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Ultrasone Edition 5

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

4.can be folded
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Ultrasone Edition 5

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

5.has an over-the-ear form
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Ultrasone Edition 5

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

6.travel bag is included
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Ultrasone Edition 5

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

40000Hz

46000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

10Hz

5Hz

5Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Ultrasone Edition 5

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.impedance

16 Ohms

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Ultrasone Edition 5

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

103dB/mW

96dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Ultrasone Edition 5

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Ultrasone Edition 5

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Ultrasone Edition 5

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Ultrasone Edition 5

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Ultrasone Edition 5

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Ultrasone Edition 5

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

2.control panel placed on a device
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Ultrasone Edition 5

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

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